Air Taxi

Air Taxi Wednesday April 28, 1982
The aircraft departed Hilo on the last leg of a 3rd flight. A few minutes after takeoff, the pilot called the tower to ask for a return and indicated he had a difficulty. No further transmission was made. Witnesses heard intermittent engine sputtering and then the whine of a high speed dive. The aircraft impacted in a sugar cane field at a steep angle. Reason for occurrence undetermined.

Crash Details

DateWednesday April 28, 1982
LocationHakalau, Hawaii
Passengers1
Crew1
Fatalities2
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBeechcraft E18S
OperatorAir Taxi
RegistrationN6911
Flight OriginHilo, HI
Flight Destination Honalulu, HI
Hakalau, Hawaii
Air Taxi
Beechcraft E18S
1982